Heartland RV Prepares to Open Nampa Manufacturing Plant
NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — Heartland Recreational Vehicles is looking to hire more than 120 employees for its new manufacturing facility in Nampa.
The Idaho Press-Tribune reports that officials held a ribbon cutting for the new location Wednesday. Production is expected to begin in March, with eight to 10 units being built per day. Heartland held a job fair to find employees Wednesday. With 120 employees to be hired in 2016 and plans to increase that to 275 employees in Nampa within three years.
The Elkhart, Indiana-based company is occupying the former Transform Solar building in Nampa, which has been vacant since 2012. Officials say the facility will eventually have two production lines that complete a total of 20 units per day.